International League (AAA) LOUISVILLE BATS

Manager: David Bell LAST GAME (THURSDAY): Louisville 8 Syracuse 2 RHP Sean Gallagher earned the win tossing 6.0 innings, allowing 1er on 4 hits, walking 1 and striking out 3…In his first game back with Louisville, 3B Mike Costanzo went 2-for-3, with 1rbi and a run scored…He is hit safely in his last 5 International League games dating back to 5/8 (7for-16, .438, 2 2b, 4rbi, 3r)…LF Cody Puckett produced a team-high 3rbi…CF Joey Gathright went 2-for-5 with 2rbi…RF Bill Rhinehart clubbed a solo home run in his only at-bat.

NEXT GAME (TODAY): at Syracuse (Nationals) Game 5 of a 5-game series (1-3)
Louisville’s Probable Pitcher:


Friday, June 8, 2012

Manager: Jim Riggleman LAST GAME (THURSDAY): Pensacola 5 Birmingham 2 The Blue Wahoos scored 5 runs in the 5th highlighted by 1B Yordanys Perez’s 3-run, bases-clearing double…DH Joel Guzman and 3B David Vidal collected 1rbi each… RHP Tim Crabbe earned the win (5.0ip, 2h, 2r, 2er, 6bb, 6k) and LHP Donnie Joseph recorded his 13th save of the season (1.1ip, 0h, 0r, 0bb, 2k).

PENSACOLA BOASTS 6 ALL-STARS The Pensacola Blue Wahoos will be well represented in the 2012 Southern League All-Star Game, which is scheduled for June 19 in Kodak, TN. 6 Wahoos will be a part of the 2012 South Division All-Star Team: 1B Joel Guzman, SS Didi Gregorius, OF Ryan LaMarre, RHP Daniel Corcino, LHP Donnie Joseph and RHP J.C. Sulbaran. BLAZING THE BASEPATHS PT. 2 For the 2nd straight night, Bakersfield stole 6 bases as a team, which tied a season high. The Blaze won, 3-1, on 2B Devin Lohman’s 2-out, 2-RBI double in the 7th. REDS DRAFT PICK THROWS OUT FIRST PITCH AT A BLAZE GAME Reds 12th-round pick and Bakersfield College SS Brent Peterson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at last night’s Blaze game vs Visalia.

NEXT GAME (TODAY): at Birmingham (WSox) Game 2 of a 5-game series (1-0)
Pensacola’s Probable Pitcher:

LHP Tony Cingrani (0-0, 2.70, 1gs)

California League (A) BAKERSFIELD BLAZE
Manager: Ken Griffey LAST GAME (THURSDAY): Visalia (DBacks) 1 Bakersfield 3 2B Devin Lohman broke a 1-1 tie in the 7th inning with a 2-out, 2-RBI double that gave the Blaze the victory and series win over Visalia 2-1...For the 2nd straight night, Bakersfield stole 6 bases as a team tying a season high... SS Billy Hamilton and LF Jaren Matthews each stole 2 bags...RHP Josh Smith started and recieved no decision, but allowed just a solo homer over 6.0 innings of work (5h, 1bb, 2k)...CF Bryson Smith collected an RBI in 4 trips.

NEXT GAME (TODAY): at Modesto (Rockies) Games 1 of a 3-game series (0-0)
Bakersfield’s Probable Pitcher:

RHP Andrew Brackman (0-0, 7.71, 1gs)

Midwest League (A) DAYTON DRAGONS
Manager: Delino DeShields LAST GAME (THURSDAY): Lake County 3 Dayton 4 11 innings...The Dragons battled back from a 3-0 deficit to tie it and force extras...CF Kurtis Muller drove in the game-winning run with a walkoff, RBI single in the 11th inning...1B Sean Buckley collected a team-high 3 hits and an RBI...LF Steve Selsky contributed with an RBI of his own and 2 hits...RHP James Allen recorded the win pitching a clean inning of relief...RHP Stalin Gerson made the start for Dayton (5.0ip, 5h, 3r, 3er, 2bb, 3k, 1hr).

NEXT GAME (TODAY): vs Lake County (Indians) Game 3 of a 3-game series (2-0)
Dayton’s Probable Pitcher:

RHP Jacob Johnson (0-1, 2.57, 4gs)

“That’s definitely a possibility (playing with Bakersfield). I should be here in the next couple of years as long as I play well and do what I’m supposed to do. Hopefully everything goes as planned.” - Reds 12th-round pick SS Brent Peterson on the chances of playing for his hometown Blaze in the future. (Bakersfield

Manager: Pat Kelly SEASON BEGINS 6/18: vs. Missoula (D’Backs) The Mustangs kick off their 39th season as a Reds affiliate on June 18...Pat Kelly returns as the manager and will be joined in 2012 by pitching coach Tony Fossas and hitting coach Ray Martinez.

NEXT GAME (6/18): vs Missoula (D’Backs) Game 1 of a 3-game series (0-0)
Probable Pitcher:

Steve French

TEAM Louisville Pensacola Bakersfield Dayton Billings AZL Reds TOTALS 1ST HALF W-L Place 19-43 4th 28-33 4th 35-25 1st 25-35 8th 2ND HALF W-L Place OVERALL W-L WIN% GB 19-43 .306 -16.0 28-33 .459 -5.5 35-25 .583 +2.5 25-35 .417 -16.5 111-142 .439

Arizona League (R) AZL REDS
Manager: Jose Miguel Nieves SEASON BEGINS 6/21: vs. AZL Mariners The Arizona League Reds begin their season on June 21... Manager Juan Miguel Nieves will be joined by pitching coach Derrin Ebert and hitting coach Jorge Orta.

NEXT GAME (6/21): vs. Mariners Game 1
Probable Pitcher:

Oscar Goldman